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A1GP: Switzerland are third series champions

Tom Dillmann, Marcel F??ssler, Rahel Frey, Natacha Gachnang and Alexandre Imperatori all drove for Switzerland at one time or another in the 2007-08 championship. But it was Neel Jani who did the racing and won them the championship. Jani drove a canny campaign, regularly in the top ten, indeed only failing to get there in […]

A1GP: Kerr wins the race, Jani wins the title

Robbie Kerr converted pole position to victory in the Brands Hatch sprint race – meanwhile the Swiss team were celebrating a fourth place for Neel Jani that gave him the points he needed to win the third A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Nations. Kerr got to the first corner first and managed the race […]

A1GP: On the grid at Brands Hatch

Just arrived at Brands Hatch in time for the A1 Grand Prix season finale. Switzerland’s Neel Jani has got the title all-but won and as he’s starting third on the grid with New Zealand rival Jonny Reid tenth, his chances look very good indeed. Robbie Kerr has kept the home crowd happy with pole position […]

2008 Spanish Grand Prix notes

The Spanish Grand Prix was hardly a riot of excitement but it did leave us with a couple of major talking points. I want to have a look at two of them in detail: how significant is Renault’s apparent return to form, and how far ahead of the chasing pack are Ferrari?

Video: Romain Grosjean and Kamui Kobayashi tangle in GP2

Here is a video of the moment Romain Grosjean squandered his lead in last week’s GP2 race. The ART driver ran wide under a safety car period and was later judged to have broken the rules in defending his position illegally from Kamui Kobyashi. You can read more about the Grosjean-Kobayashi incident at F1Fanatic and […]

Video: Rubens Barrichello: six of the best

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Rubens Barrichello is set to become F1’s most experienced driver in the Turkish Grand Prix. Ben wrote a review of his career here yesterday. Today I wanted to pick out some of Barrichello’s best moments. What was the Brazilian’s greatest Grand Prix? Here’s a few of my picks, nominate yours below.

The most hated man in Formula 1

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Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1’s most successful rookie, 2007 championship runner-up, five times Grand Prix winner. And the most hated man in Formula 1. From the banners at the Spanish Grand Prix, to the streams of abuse on internet forums, the crop of hate websites that have sprung up and even the series of anti-Hamilton Youtube […]

The Ben Evans Column: Rubens Barrichello and Riccardo Patrese

At the Turkish Grand Prix Rubens Barrichello will set a new record as the driver who has started the most Grand Prix, with 257 starts eclipsing Ricardo Patrese?s monumental 265 races. In many respects Barrichello and Patrese have had rather similar careers. Both enjoyed meteoric rises to F1 courtesy of some stellar performances in junior […]

F1 blogs review: Senna, 14 years on

Here’s some of the best stuff I came across on the F1 blogs including two great articles on Ayrton Senna, today being the 14th anniversary of his death. Plus rumours on Kimi Raikkonen’s retirement, F1 in 2009, and Danica Patrick.

Should British F3 and the BTCC join forces?

I have mixed feelings about the news the British Formula Three championship is considering uniting on the same bill as the British Touring Car Championship. I enjoy both series very much, but I wonder if both on the same card would be too much of a good thing?